Meet Bea Garcia, a New York Public Library Best of the Year pick!
Bea Garcia, My Life in Pictures
An illustrated chapter book about friendship, family, monsters, and geography
“This precursor to diary-style middle grade books has enough action and personal conflict to hook readers early in the story and keep them coming back for future installments... Bea Garcia is an honest and funny protagonist with whom readers will identify.” Starred review, School Library Journal
“Zemke introduces a creative, young protagonist whose skilled artistry captures imagination in a new series for early readers...Readers will find inspiration to write, draw, explore, and imagine.” Kirkus Reviews
“My Life In Pictures is a short book with lots of comic strips. I love this book because it is a really fun book to read.” Gretchen, Age 7, Kid Advisory Board, Bookpeople of Moscow (Idaho)
Visit Bea at her website www.beagarciabooks.com.
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2015 Kirkus Reviews Best Middle Grade Book
A Wilcox and Griswold Mystery
The Case of the
Missing Carrot Cake
written by Robin Newman
illustrated by Deborah Zemke
Follow the crumbly clues to help Detective Wilcox and Captain Griswold find Miss Rabbit's missing carrot cake! Funny and punny, the fast-paced comical mystery by Robin Newman is perfect for first readers and to read aloud.
"Readers ready for chapter books will solve the crime and then be surprised by the twist at the end. Here's hoping for more hard-boiled detecting from Wilcox and Griswold!" ---Kirkus Reviews, starred review
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